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Eternal austerity makes complete sense – if you're rich

Eternal austerity makes complete sense – if you're rich | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

Mark Blyth: For David Cameron, cutting spending in a highly unequal society works because it doesn't affect those who matter to him. This used to be called class politics

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Overcrowding four times more likely in social homes | News | Inside Housing

Overcrowding four times more likely in social homes | News | Inside Housing | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Proportionally there were almost four times more overcrowded social homes than overcrowded owner occupied homes in England and Wales, based on information released by the Office for National Statistics today.
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Council invests £75m from HRA into housing projects | News | Inside Housing

Hull Council has decided to invest £75 million from its housing revenue account in building 3,500 new homes, retrofit 3,000 and bringing 650 properties back into use.
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Save Cambridge's Complex Cases Service - e-petitions

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SOPHIES CHOICE ,smear test lowered to 16 - e-petitions

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Tories' £570million housing scheme builds just 47 affordable homes in THREE YEARS

Tories' £570million housing scheme builds just 47 affordable homes in THREE YEARS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron claimed two years ago that his “Get Britain Building” project would see 16,000 new homes built and tens of thousands of new jobs created
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Tory councillor pointed gun at neighbour in row over pet cat

Tory councillor pointed gun at neighbour in row over pet cat | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Missing Malaysia Airlines flight live: Malaysian Government accused of hiding information on vanished jet

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight live: Malaysian Government accused of hiding information on vanished jet | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, 66, said it was impossible that the Boeing 777 would not have been tracked by Malaysia’s radar system after it changed course
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Wirral MP Esther McVey in social media storm after sending out party-political tweet during Hillsborough service

Wirral MP Esther McVey in social media storm after sending out party-political tweet during Hillsborough service | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ms McVey took to Twitter to attack Wirral Labour Party as Andy Burnham delivered heartfelt speech at Anfield
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Virgin Give The Game Away: Unpaid Worker Schemes Bring Corporate And Commercial Opportunities

Virgin Give The Game Away: Unpaid Worker Schemes Bring Corporate And Commercial Opportunities | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Virgin Media are the latest company to sacrifice their public image to benefit from unpaid workers on Government schemes.  According to the company, employing young people on Traineeships and payin...
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Why Falling Unemployment Can Be Bad News For Everyone

Why Falling Unemployment Can Be Bad News For Everyone | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
More people are in work than ever before claim the DWP triumphantly as the unemployment figures show another huge rise in self-employment.  Whether these people are making any money, or whether the...
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Austerity, socio-economic entropy and being conservative with the truth

Austerity, socio-economic entropy and being conservative with the truth | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The coalition have a track record of lying and trying to mislead the public. David Cameron has now been rebuked several times for making false claims: on NHS spending, the rising national debt and ...
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New BBC series shows the increasing difficulties in caring for older people

New BBC series shows the increasing difficulties in caring for older people | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Protecting our Parents reveals multiple issues with the fragmented systems of health and social care
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The London borough where 1 in 5 aren't paid the legally required minimum wage » Local Government » 24dash.com

The London borough where 1 in 5 aren't paid the legally required minimum wage » Local Government » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Mayor of Newham has called on the government to give more powers to local authorities to enforce against employers who don't pay the minimum wage, after research found almost one in five residents in the borough take home less than £6.19 an...
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Benefits Street makers asked to leave homelessness day centre | News | Inside Housing

The makers of controversial documentary Benefits Street have been asked to leave a homelessness day centre for trying to research a new programme looking at immigrants.
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Academy school drops music despite it being part of national curriculum

Academy school drops music despite it being part of national curriculum | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
(not satire) The Madani School in Leicester has dropped music from its curriculum even though music is supposed to be a compulsory subject at Key stage 3 under the national curriculum. This is a re...
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These Residents Have Occupied Their Local Clinic to Save it From Cameron's Cuts

These Residents Have Occupied Their Local Clinic to Save it From Cameron's Cuts | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Architect of the NHS, Labour Party Health Secretary Aneurin Bevan once said "The NHS will last as long as there are folk left with the faith to fight for it".  Here is the story of some people who ...
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Sophie Jones smear test: Tragic case is yet another sign cervical cancer smear test should be open to under-25s

Sophie Jones smear test: Tragic case is yet another sign cervical cancer smear test should be open to under-25s | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The vast majority of cervical cancers are down to infections with the papilloma virus (HPV) that a teenager or a young woman will catch from sexual intercourse
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Pensioners given 'death date' by Government to help budget

Pensioners given 'death date' by Government to help budget | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
People approaching retirement will be told when they should expect to die, the ConDems have announced. The shock move is designed to stop OAPs blowing their savings when they still have years to live
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Effects of Fibromyalgia on Brain Function | Health Matters Today

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Powerful Step Inside MS Exhibition to take place at Hamilton Town House Library

Powerful Step Inside MS Exhibition to take place at Hamilton Town House Library | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
THE launch of Step Inside MS which takes place on Thursday April 17 at 6pm, will give members of the public a unique insight into multiple sclerosis.
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Esther McVey tweets during Hillsborough disaster memorial service to attack local Labour party

Esther McVey tweets during Hillsborough disaster memorial service to attack local Labour party | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Tory MP Esther McVey tweeted
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DWP Block Report To Cover Up Work Programme Shambles

DWP Block Report To Cover Up Work Programme Shambles | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The DWP are refusing to release an evaluation of the floundering £6 billion pound Work Programme despite the report having recently featured on Channel 4 news. The evaluation is believed to be crit...
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Vital Disabled Student Support to be Cut. Save DSA!

Vital Disabled Student Support to be Cut. Save DSA! | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Cross-posted from Sarah Campbell, Rolling with the Punches Spread the word. Tell your MP. Write blogs. Let people know what is happening. We must try to stop this. You can write to your MP online h...
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Inflation drop doesn't mean wages will rise

Inflation drop doesn't mean wages will rise | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Why are the mainstream media so keen to make you think falling inflation means your wages will rise? There is absolutely no indication that this will happen. If you are lucky, and the drop in infla...
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Bedroom tax: Court fees for rent arrears eviction cases to rise by 150% » Housing » 24dash.com

Bedroom tax: Court fees for rent arrears eviction cases to rise by 150% » Housing » 24dash.com | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Social housing tenants evicted from their home due to rent arrears are set to be hit by a 150% increase in court fees.
The standard county court fee for a rent arrears possession case will rise from £100 to £250 from 22 April.
The costs...
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